Please note that the events listed below are Shetland Arts programmed events only. Details of these events and others taking place in our venues, and throughout Shetland are available at www.shetlandboxoffice.org. Details of all upcoming events and films at Mareel can be found below or at www.mareel.org or http://m.mareel.org
08 October 2012 - 08 October 2014
Mareel Film Listings
16 November 2013 - 22 December 2013
Paul Bloomer: How Then Shall We Now Live?Public opening: Friday 15 November 6pm - 8pm Paul Bloomer is a prolific artist of international renown, based in Shetland. This major exhibition brings together drawings, woodcut prints and iPad work selected from 25 years of artistic output. The work explores the human condition and the theatrical drama of contrasts between light and dark, secular and sacred, freedom and captivity. This exhibition will extend to the upper café bar in Mareel, providing the opportunity for very large work to be shown for the first time in Shetland. Lower Gallery: UK Art and Craft for Christmas Craft Cabinet: UK Art and Craft for Christmas
28 January 2014 -
Fiery Sessions - 2 concerts!Shetland Arts presents Fiery Sessions, its annual Up Helly Aa day concerts, this year with a line-up of excellent traditional musicians including Gemma Donald, Eunice Henderson & The South Mainland Young Fiddlers, The North Ness Boys, and Kollifirbolli. To cope with public demand for tickets, we will this year present two identical shows, the first at 12noon and the second at 3pm. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.
28 January 2014 - 28 January 2014
Stand Up Helly AaShetland Arts’ annual stand-up comedy show on Up Helly Aa night. Warm up after the UHA procession with a belly-busting bill of great comedians, hosted by Sandy Nelson with special guests Billy Kirkwood and Stu Who? Warning: show may contain adult content.
08 June 2014 - 08 June 2014
Barbara Dickson & Rab NoakesShetland Arts presents Barbara Dickson & Rab Noakes. Playing a wonderful blend of folk songs, classic pop influences and self written favourites, Barbara and Rab recall their early years playing in Scottish folk clubs and concert halls.
Tickets for events can be purchased over the phone from Shetland Box Office on 01595 745555, in person at Mareel and Islesburgh Community Centre, or online at www.shetlandboxoffice.org.
We offer a Shetland Arts Gift Voucher which can be used for any Shetland Arts’ event, film or purchase at Bonhoga Gallery, The Garrison Theatre, or Mareel. For more information, please contact Shetland Arts office 01595 743843 or Bonhoga Gallery 01595 745750.
For past events see our Events Archive page.